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Anyone Can Be a Network Marketing Success

So what does it take to be a success?

Triple D’s!

No not those, these….Desire, Drive, and Determination!

Being part of a great team is also important. So are some tips on what is required to be that success. Feel free to share this post with anyone on your team, because the only way to truly make a lot of money in this industry is help each team member become a great network marketing mentor as well. My goal is to create as many Ten Thousandaires as possible. Yes that’s ten thousand a month….not a year.

 

Tip #1:

Be a leader not a follower. Show your team how to take action by actually taking action yourself. Even if you’re not certain what you’re doing, you must be willing to attempt certain things to show your team that it’s OK to go into the unknown. The best way to get your team to take action is to continue contacting, explaining the power of Network Marketing and teaming up with new people every month. Lead by example, and don’t expect your team to do things that you yourself are not doing.

Tip #2:

Don’t be a babysitter. Never give your team members any expectations that you will be hovering over them to make sure they’re getting their work done and producing. This is not a job, and you are not their boss. We are all independent entrepreneurs, and 1 of the reasons we got in this industry is because we’re psychologically unemployable…or at least I am LOL. We don’t want to have a boss, which means we also don’t want babysitters for mentors. The thing is that most people in the beginning are too accustomed to having a boss, which means you have to set the expectation immediately that you will be here to support them as a great network marketing mentor when they need your help, and that you will not be calling them to make sure they’re getting their work done. The must call you.

Tip #3:

Point your team at tools and resources. Again you have to remember that we all must develop independent leadership by developing the proper skill set to make serious money in this industry. So assisting your team members to form the habits required is key! If someone contacts you with a question that they can easily find the answer to on Google, tell them to Google it themselves. If they contact you with support issues, tell them to contact support. If they can get the information they’re looking for in a training video, then you shouldn’t be wasting 1-on-1 time teaching them something. This doesn’t mean you shouldn’t assist your team or coach your team, of course you must. We all have the same time in a day, and in order to be respectful of your time they should form the habit of doing independent search. When you teach them this habit, they too will be able to pass it on to their team, and that’s what will allow more time-freedom in all of our lives.

We all must form habits that you want your team to form so that both you and your team can make more money in less time. This is the key to being a great network marketing mentor. If you don’t have a mentor that’s pushing you like this, then you should certainly surround yourself with someone that will. That’s what I did when I got started. I surrounded myself with the right people and so should you.

 

Happy Marketing,

Gerry Schroeder
http://www.gerryschroederonline.com
My FREE Generic Marketing System: http://www.thisissic.com

Skype: gerry.schroeder
Office: 705-524-1286

Gerry Schroeder is an expert online and offline MLM marketing coach in the Network Marketing Industry. He assists others with creating their true wealth working from the comfort of their home.

Network Marketing Success, Internet Marketing Strategies, Profit Exploding Skill Set Mastery Training, Attraction Marketing Simplicities, Lead Generation

What are the lead generation secrets?

Do you really want to know? The key to taking your network marketing business opportunity into massive profitability all boils down to exposure. Here’s the challenge you may run into simply because there are actually basically only four varieties of mlm lead generation obtainable on the internet. Co-registration email leads, Generic business opportunity seeker leads, Business certain mlm leads, and Genealogy lead lists. The most beneficial sort of lead, nonetheless, isn t offered by a network marketing lead generation provider – it truly is produced by YOU.

MLM Lead Generation Tactics

Co-registration optin leads are the most widespread sort of lead generated on the internet today, yet they provide the least value when it comes to sponsoring and recruiting. Co-reg leads are produced when a person opts-in or opts-out of a list and is presented with half a dozen other small ads. If interested, check the box and you will obtain additional information and facts.

Generic opportunity lists are compiled by a mlm lead generation provider in just about the identical way. They run classified ads, Television ads, as well as other forms of generic make money offers. Prospects are then lead to a incredibly generic how to start a business sort of information site. No specifics are given. The prospect is answering a blind ad. So the quality suffers.

MLM Lead Generation – Genealogy Leads

Network marketing genealogy leads are perhaps the most beneficial qualified prospect you could approach simply because these lists consist of individuals who have had or who still participate in a home business. These are proven buyers. People who are serious enough about producing an extra income working from home they paid revenue to start. The challenge with this kind of list, nonetheless, is they are compiled from old, normally out-dated information and facts. Actually, most mlm lead generation provider genealogy lists will have less than 30% valid, up-to-date contact information and facts.

Here’s the Secret! Become Your own MLM Lead Generator!

You may normally sponsor and recruit additional men and women into your mlm business if you begin generating your personal provider or market certain leads. One way is to use a proven platform like SIC. Another is to construct and host your personal web site and blogs and target a certain niche marketplace with high value content.

I mean, let’s think about this for minute. How did you wind up reading this blog post about mlm lead generation? Chances are you might be incredibly serious about taking your business to the next level, and have run out of warm marketing contacts to approach. You have already talked to every single person you know – family, buddies and co-workers. Or perhaps you don’t want to!

So the question begs……Now What? Correct? And your choices aren’t that broad. You can purchase leads from a lead broker, pick up the phone, and begin dialing for dollars hoping to find somebody interested enough to take a look that will also afford to get involved. It works, I still do it. It takes a great deal of work and can be fun.

Your second option is to begin generating and creating your personal list utilizing paid advertising models like placing newspaper ads, on the internet pay-per-click ads and possibly even run a couple of solo emails ads. It works, but it normally takes losing revenue on the front end just before you crack the code to find a profitable mixture of ads, copy and conversions.

The most beneficial option is to make a commitment to master the art and science of building a business, not just a team which means understanding what you must know to start generating your personal high quality leads utilizing many different funded proposals and proven mlm lead generation systems. For this reason you can become ccomplished at it, as an alternative to developing yet one more expense you could truly now get paid for marketing and make an entirely new profit center.

Bottom line?

Become your own personal mlm lead generation provider by embracing a proven, mlm lead generation system like Second Income Coach. It works, for those who work it. Then just teach your team how to duplicate the magic.

Happy Marketing,

Gerry Schroeder

http://www.gerryschroederonline.com

Skype: gerry.schroeder
Office: 705-524-1286

Gerry Schroeder is an expert online and offline MLM marketing coach in the Network Marketing Industry. He assists others with creating their true wealth working from the comfort of their home. Get your free Secrets to Marketing in 12 Steps. You will be added to Gerry’s newsletter for upcoming trainings and success strategies. Just fill
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Turn Your Vision Into Reality

It’s a new year! It’s time to make your life what you deserve it to be!

Get into a quite room for 10 minutes. Shut the door. Take two deep breathes, exhale and relax. Now close your eyes . . . and imagine. Imagine where you would like your business to be at the end of 2011? Don’t create any limits. Don’t wonder what the economy may or may not be like. Just imagine.

Unlimited Possibilities!

Imagine what your December 2011 paycheck will be like. See it in your mind. What is the amount on the check? Read the amount and see the numbers clearly on your check. REALLY see them!

Keep your eyes closed and now imagine opening up the January 2012 edition of your company’s monthly publication or website. You are in it! And you are interviewed for seriously advancing your business. What is your new position in December 2011? See it clearly in your mind. Know that you can make it happen!

Say it out loud, “it’s the end of 2011, my position is ________ and I am earning $_________ per month.”

Believe it!

It’s in your hands to make it happen. Never before has there been such unbridled potential for growth than now! Millions of North Americans are out of work. Many places around the world are seeing challenges, and it’s up to you to make that change in your life. To seek out others who MUST incorporate change in their life. And there are many!

Network Marketing is something anyone can do. And that’s the key word….DO!

With many Network Marketing companies going backwards. Others losing their sales force due to negative change within the company structure and philosophy. Others just starting way too small and can’t handle the growth. And too many networkers staying with companies like these because of emotional relationships. If you find your check going backwards, even while you are working your business, then it may be time to look else where.

Network Marketing is a BUSINESS. A business built on relationships, yes. These relationships should be MUCH STRONGER with those you work with, than with the company. Your team will understand how you feel, because if you are feeling it, they are most likely feeling it also.

So whatever your vision is for your check and your position in December 2011, know that it can happen if you are willing to make the necessary commitment and necessary steps. Whether with the company you are currently working for or perhaps a new massive company and opportunity.

If you were to ask me what the single most important business building activity you can engage in right now to better ensure a great 2011, I would tell you this…..Talk to everyone you know, everyone you meet, about your opportunity. Develop a 90-day goal to create the grandest, most energetic “get the word out” campaign as you can possibly imagine. Talk to at least 50 people per week? Absolutely! You can do it. During the course of your normal day, do you think you see 7 people, online or offline, who may want to earn extra money? I’m sure you do. If you did this for 13 weeks spanning
over the next 90 days, you would be talking to well over 600 people.

WOW that’s a lot of people! And think of this, how much time and effort do people put into their career between college, working, gaining experience and then hoping to get that promotion? Decades in some cases!

What are we talking about here? Just 90 days!

90 days of speaking with 50 people per week on average.

Remember, every new team member begins by talking to someone. Every new leader in your organization began their new Network Marketing career with you, the moment someone began talking to them about your opportunity. And there has never been a better time to do so.

Just look at the people in your company who took massive action just a few short years ago. They are the top leaders now….aren’t they? You have an even greater opportunity now, with the way Network Marking is becoming mainstream and so accepted as an additional income stream and career. All it takes is finding 2 or 3 good leaders who catch the vision as you have.

So make it a goal….talk to at least 50 people per week about your financial opportunity (if you don’t have one let me know) and you’ll be well on your way to making your vision for business in 2011 a reality.

Happy Marketing,

Gerry Schroeder
http://www.gerryschroederonline.com
FREE Generic Marketing System: http://www.thisissic.com

Skype: gerry.schroeder
Office: 705-524-1286

Gerry Schroeder is an expert online and offline MLM marketing coach in the Network Marketing Industry. He assists others with creating their true wealth working from the comfort of their home.

Network Marketing Success, Internet Marketing Strategies, Profit Exploding Skill Set Mastery Training, Attraction Marketing Simplicities, Lead Generation

Network Marketing in Three Simple Steps or Critical Skills

Starting people on the path to genuine success in Network Marketing is perhaps the most misunderstood aspect of this business. Obviously you can’t just sponsor people and hope they make it. You have to teach them something……and what would that be?

Some conclude that the best way to serve your new team members is to teach it all. Trainings that cover everything, from product and compensation plan to how to use the website back office…can seem useful….and often do nothing more than confuse people.

The truth about Network Marketing is that it is quite simple by design. People often complicate it. What people need right at the door is a system, simple enough to understand and use, that includes only those essential elements they need to start generating successful results. They need the core….practical basics. Everything else can wait.

Just teach the Skill Set they require to begin their successful journey in their first 6 months. It’s all about three simple steps…..Invitation, Presentation, and Follow-Up.

INVITATION

Knowing how to invite potential business partners is the most critical step, yet it is also the skill brand new Network Marketers most tend to fail at.

Why?

Because instead of simply inviting, new Network Marketers approach everyone with a pitch! And after a 30min in your face lecture of their company’s amazing history and their products out of this world benefits. Everyone on the warm list has said NO and the new person is seriously discouraged and maybe even ready to quit!

And guess what….none of that would have happened if they knew how to invite.

Inviting is NOT presenting! Successful inviting is polite, has boundries, and is always respectful of the prospect’s time and availability. People who successfully invite are good listeners (that’s why we have two ears and one mouth, so we can listen twice as much as we talk) and never make presumptions about their prospects. They ask questions and invite thier prospects to investigate a business opportunity. They never pitch!

PRESENTATION

If making effective presentations depends on the individual’s skill or talent, then let those who are good at presenting present. Delegation is empowering. Give people task to perform in their business by inviting to the presentations. Live presentations are best. You can also use a presentation tool. Taking the responsibility off the new team members to do presentations is key.

Most teams have excellent tools….CD’s, DVD’s, webinars, live events…..that give an effective professional presentation. This IS an essential component in any system that offers genuine equal opportunity.

FOLLOW-UP

Solid follow-up is where the business is really built…and it’s where your new team members have the greatest opportunity to learn the skills they need. Like many teams, we teach follow-up in the context of a three way call…between networker, prospect and support team member. The new team member gets to listen to a seasoned partner answer their prospect’s questions, which builds their own confidence level and ability to do the same for others on their team.

Teach your team members how to invite, use professional presentations and follow-up effectively….and they will be well on their way to success!

Happy Marketing,

Gerry Schroeder
http://www.gerryschroederonline.com
My FREE Generic Marketing System : http://www.thisissic.com

Skype: gerry.schroeder
Office: 705-524-1286

Gerry Schroeder is an expert online and offline MLM marketing coach in the Network Marketing Industry. He assists others with creating their true wealth working from the comfort of their home.

Network Marketing Success, Internet Marketing Strategies, Profit Exploding Skill Set Mastery Training, Attraction Marketing Simplicities, Lead Generation

So When Is The Best Time To Build Your Home Business In The Network Marketing Arena?

We are quickly approaching the middle of November. The U.S. Thanksgiving holiday will soon be here, and Christmas will be just around the corner. Most people think the home business arena slows down from about Thanksgiving until after the New Year. That is if YOU let it!

Are you among the most, or the least?

This is the BEST time of year to grow, start or even explode your home business enterprise….especially in the Network Marketing / MLM arena. People are happier this time of year, they are more open to listening and meeting, and guess what…..people are looking to buy things of benefit!

So saddle up sunshine!!

Now is the time!!

Of course, you probably have a jammed packed life. Work a full time job. The commute to and from that job is horrendous at best. After dinner all you want to do is collapse in front of a television with your remote tucked snugly next to you. It gets even more hectic if you have a young family needing their school work checked, general nightly duties, preparing for the next day, etc.

Hmmmmm what to do…..what to do????

If you’re serious, and you believe you deserve the prosperous life…..then calendar!

Perhaps weekends are more time constrained attending kids sports games, becoming the parent-mobile shuttling your kids (and other kids from the neighbourhood) to their practices, birthday parties and sleep-over’s. What free time you can nab out of your weekend is spent at the supermarket or wholesale club food shopping.

Wouldn’t it be great if you could be sent to do a time-out in your room and let the others take care of themselves?

How many times have you heard this…..Build your home based business in your spare time!

Well, that’s just great. WHAT SPARE TIME!!!!!!!!

Now here’s the rub….

FACT: busy people get things done. Same thing applies with YOUR home based business.

If you are a morning person, get up an hour before your regular schedule and do not even think about starting your daily routine, start your home business work. You will see that this becomes a daily pattern. If you are a night person, rather than dragging yourself to bed after an exhausting day, have a coffee and spend another hour at the computer. At work, instead of chatting with co-workers during your work breaks and lunch, spend the time reading/responding to your email, answering Facebook messages, returning your business related phone calls, etc.

Weekends are your best time to build your business, if you are in the position outlined above. There are both women and men that work with me, who schedule Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights as their business nights. They are either in front of their computers or out doing business presentation meetings. And, those that have small children, in order not to have interruptions they have a babysitter watch and entertain their children while they are busy online elsewhere in their home.

Calendar, make it happen, believe, and never give up!

If you do not have family responsibilities, you have no time excuse for not building your business. You can put your social life on hold while spending every non-job waking moment working your business. Trust me, you will be on a first name basis where you pick-up your nightly take-out food so you will not have to waste time preparing (and cleaning up after) a meal.

Early in my network marketing career, I attended a presentation given by a well known MLM Big Dog. During the question and answer session that followed, one person asked him how could she possibly join and build the business given her busy schedule? His response – which I have heard (and, okay, I have also used it) numerous times since then……

You can either make money or make excuses but you cannot do both.

If your WHY is big enough, you will find a HOW in your busy schedule.

Happy Marketing,

Gerry Schroeder
http://www.gerryschroederonline.com
Generic MLM Training : http://www.thisissic.com

Skype: gerry.schroeder
Office: 705-524-1286

Gerry Schroeder is an expert online and offline MLM marketing coach in the Network Marketing Industry. He assists others with creating their true wealth working from the comfort of their home.

Network Marketing Success, Internet Marketing Strategies, Profit Exploding Skill Set Mastery Training, Attraction Marketing Simplicities, Lead Generation

Did You Know???? You’re Doing Network Marketing Everyday And You’re NOT Getting Paid For It!

Think about the last time you referred something to someone? You shared something good with them…a movie, a restaurant, a nice pair of shoes, an excellent product or even a service. Did the company send you a thank you card, or a discount coupon or even a commission check for the business of those you referred?

OF COURSE NOT!

And guess what. That’s Network Marketing. Referring something good, something you believe in with those you know and those you will build relationships with and become business associates with.

Having a home business in the Network Marketing arena is truly something anyone can do! Part time or even full time. And with the power of the Internet and proper systems out there, you can create a nice income from home with a potential global business.

Being on the right team, and having the proper Skill Set are crucial!

And you must know, there are huge changes that are occurring in Network Marketing and MLM today. No longer will you hassle everybody to take advantage of your opportunity. You won’t be making cold calls and you will never have to worry about the BIG BAD NO’s again by a prospect.

There are many MLM opportunities out there these days, some good, some not so good. The only MLM companies that survive and flourish are the ones that embrace the new way of operating their Internetworking business. This new way of operating a business from home on the Internet primarily focuses on the internet.

A good Network Marketing / Multilevel Marketing team will provide you with at least the following.

1) An automated lead capture page. This page is used to introduce the prospect to your opportunity and will include a web form to collect their details.

2) An autoresponder is configured to send out a series of emails to your prospect about the opportunity and why it is going to be life changing for them.

3) An automated presentation about the company and the products and how your prospect will benefit from either using the products or joining the company.

4) Once your prospect joins, your Network Marketing / MLM company should have a back office system with comprehensive industry specific training.

5) Having an Affiliate Marketing Program is nice also. Something to plug your new business partners into. This will give you all of the above, including an the availabilty to introduce streams of income additional to your primary opportunity.

If your Team and Network Marketing / MLM company has all of these features you are going to be getting involved with a
company that has embraced the new way of operating. This by no means guarantees your success but it does in so many ways assist you in marketing your Internetworking business.

Does Network Marketing Really Work?

Many people have made fortunes in network marketing, and many still do today!

Usually, it was only a small number of people who went on to become the top money earner’s in any company. Generally it
was the individuals who already had marketing skills and knew how to put them into action! This left the majority of distributors / marketing executives / associates out in the cold, failing to achieve any measurable level of success!

Today there are more resources than ever before to assist you with becoming successful! The challenge today is, knowing who to trust.

Today there are companies that offer a multitude of products and services, items that the average person uses on a daily and consistent basis. And, many of these companies are embracing social networking “Twitter, Facebook and Blogging” to get their message out.

Learning the Skill Set to tap into this incredible ocean of contacts is critical!

No matter where you look, you will find one if not more companies offering something you are passionate about like: Communication Services, Internet Access, Nutritional Products, Weight Loss Programs, Water Filtration Systems, Financial Programs, Electrical Power, Solar Power, Personal Care, and Home Hygiene just to name a few.

Becoming successful requires understanding “What Is Network Marketing.” Many individuals fail to understand this and attempt to diversify instead of focusing on the tasks that will ensure their success.

Here’s something to digest! You MUST Focus!

F.O.C.U.S. – Follow One Course Until Successful.

Once you develop the Skill Set and understand what it is and “How Network Marketing Works” you will place yourself in a
much better position, thus increasing your chances of ultimate success!

Everyday an untold number of individuals are asking the question of “How Do I Get Started In Network Marketing?” In my opinion, it really is far to easy to get started!

Although I’ve found a few companies that do it right by setting a few requirements before you can present it to your friends, family and public. This is called proper training. Why would you want to go to your friends first. Practice on people you don’t know…..make mistakes and learn from them. Then approach your friends.

As you are looking at all the different companies out there today, how do you choose one? And, do you know what it is that you should be looking for in a network marketing company? Of course, these companies should provide products or services that are unique or consumable, this is very important if we want repeat orders from customers.

Your customers are just a click away from ordering directly online. In fact, many of them are shopping and doing their research there right now. Keep in mind that what you may find exciting and you are very passionate about, your friends and family may not be.

On the other hand, they may be very excited about them if there is a benefit. If the products or service can actually save them money, give them better quality, offer them better health perhaps than what they can get from their local stores. You’ve got a winner!

There are really only two things you’ll require in order to achieve network marketing success?

1.) A desire to Learn (developing the proper Skill Set)
2.) A willingness to take action

Getting a solid education should be one of your highest priorities as an independent business owner. It’s not anyone’s responsibility for your ultimate success or failure but your own.

When you get right down to it, it’s easy. Yet, our human nature leads us to over complicate it. A vast majority of us get our start in this industry only to stray off the beaten path. While the internet information age has opened a whole new world of information, to entrepreneurs, it has also derailed a vast majority of them as well.

So……..what Will It Really Take For You To Become Successful?

It will take commitment and determination from you in time, money (marketing budget), proper system and consistent action from you to build and market your business. This is why the right Network Marketing Training is not only necessary but vitally important to your future success. If your serious about making this your life style, to have the ability to call
your own shots, then take the time to really learn how to be a true professional!

Personal Accountability:

Our human nature is to achieve the greatest results with the least amount of energy expended. Think about it, by carrying over an employee mentality into your business, you are setting yourself up for failure.

When you want to call your own shots, be your own boss, you had better show up for work. There is not going to be someone there standing over you holding you accountable, that’s your job now!

So Which Tools Should You Use, And When Should You Put Them Into Practice!

In reality there are very few network marketing tools you actually require. The most important tool is you!

Everyone gets started with the best intentions. Yet, many of you have never done this before! This is a people business, which means our communications skills have to be developed! These skills are more important then just about anything else you’ll ever learn!

Everyone wants to tie the internet & network marketing together with their business, and you should, yet you can fall into the trap of not focusing on the essentials that you’ll need to become successful. I’ve said it for years that your learning curve is not linear but moving along parallel paths.

Laying a proper & solid foundation for your business with the right tools and skill set will pay you huge dividends later.

So Why Do Network Marketers Fail with Leads?

“You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” – Dale Carnegie

Old School or New School, it really doesn’t matter eventually your going to have to talk with your prospects or customers.

It doesn’t really matter where you get your leads from…… a company or self generated, your conversion rate is going to depend on you and you alone. It’s your skill set!

When prospecting, your initial reaction is to place way too much importance on your company, the online presentations or your companies compensation pay plan. Yet, while they are all important we tend to overlook the obvious….and often fail to address the true want’s and needs of our customers or prospective new business partners.

Tell them about your team, about the people you work with…….tell them about you and listen about them!

I mean think about it……What does your prospect care about?

This is what you have to discover, what it is that they truly want. When you begin to understand that a lead is more then just a name and phone number or email address, it is a real person that you’ll be talking to!

Today we have advertisers selling us courses on how to “Create an endless Flow of Free Network Marketing Leads.” If this really worked why are they paying for advertising in the first place?

Generating your own leads will not guarantee your success, you still must establish credibility and trust with your prospects and customers in order to become successful….PERIOD!

Please understand…….Network Marketing / MLM is not just about systems, video’s, blogging or email campaigns, these are just tools we employ as part of the sales process. What it really is about, is the development of long lasting personal
relationships with both your customer base and team business members.

RFB – Relationshipping, Friendshipping and NOT Bullshipping

Even if it takes several years to learn how to effectively communicate and connect with people, once you do, you’re set for life no matter what you do!

And, with today’s economic conditions, Network Marketing is still the best work at home business you could ever start!

Happy Marketing,

Gerry Schroeder
http://www.gerryschroederonline.com

Skype: gerry.schroeder
Office: 705-524-1286

Gerry Schroeder is an expert online and offline MLM marketing coach in the Network Marketing Industry. He assists
others with creating their true wealth working from the comfort of their home.

Network Marketing Success, Internet Marketing Strategies, Profit Exploding Skill Set Mastery Training, Attraction Marketing Simplicities, Lead Generation

Network Marketing – Keeping Your Head In The Game

Most mentors and Network Marketing industry experts all agree that you will doom your Network Marketing business if you fail to persevere! This means stopping before you succeed.

Having effective tactics, strategies and a system to plug into is critical.

AND they will stop working the second that you stop working!

Of course, choosing the right opportunity matters. Not just a little…..it matters a lot. And your opportunity will look the other way, just as soon as you do.

Being part of a team based community with the same culture, WILL keep your head in the game. If you stay plugged in!

Here are the 3 P’s to keep your head in the game at all times.

PASSION

First things first. Your passion, your “why” for pursuing a network marketing business is the oxygen your business cannot live long without. Unless your “why” changes, keeping your head in the game to pursue your business until it succeeds comes directly from how much your “why” stays front-and-center in your awareness.

1. Keep visual reminders of your “why” around you: photos, quotes, letters, whatever visually connects you with your passion for your business.

2. Write down positive affirmations of what happens with your “why” as your business succeeds. Read them, say them aloud several times a day.

3. Relive history. For example, if part of your “why” is to assist people, relive the stories of people you have already assisted.

PARTNERS

Even if your business has no employees or formal partners, you are wired to be connected with others in a ‘team based system‘ concept.

1. Start or join at least one mastermind group that shares a common goal for being together. The mutual accountability and support both serve to keep you engaged and in the game. Skype groups are great for this. If you have to create one yourself!

2. Increase what you are doing to assist your business builders to succeed. You know intellectually that their success is your success. Seeing it happen is very energizing.

3. Join or create a community that leverages combined group efforts toward a common business activity such as internet marketing. You benefit from the shared results as well as the community relationship. And Always have fun doing it!

PAYCHECKS

Network Marketing businesses require very little capital to start and operate. So staying in the game from a money standpoint should be straight forward. For network marketing businesses this has quite a bit to do with your upfront financial choices.

1. Pick an opportunity with a realistic, quickly-reachable break-even point.

2. Know in advance what ongoing operating expense is required for the long term, and stay right-side-up versus your business revenue. If you’re starting your business as a part-time endeavor, consider Jim Rohn’s advice and stay part-time as long as possible! This eases the paycheck pressure. Plus it increases your bragging rights about the income you will create when you can describe your network marketing business as a part-time enterprise.

3. Assess what realistic marketing investments will be required to take your business to the success level you want. There is no Network Marketing business growth without the marketing.

Happy Marketing,

Gerry Schroeder
http://www.gerryschroederonline.com

Skype: gerry.schroeder
Office: 705-524-1286

Gerry Schroeder is an expert online and offline MLM marketing coach in the Network Marketing Industry. He assists others with creating their true wealth working from the comfort of their home.

Network Marketing Success, Internet Marketing Strategies, Profit Exploding Skill Set Mastery Training, Attraction Marketing Simplicities, Lead Generation

The 5 Keys and Getting Started in Network Marketing

Starting a home based business in the Network Marketing MLM arena can be done part time while you keep your day job. Until you’re making enough money to quit that job. There are many companies to choose from depending on your interest.

Whatever business you decide to choose, you want to make sure the company has the “5 Key Components” for your success, so you can build it part time while still working your job.

The “5 Key Components” are:

1. “Company Management Experience with Integrity”
2. “Timing in the Industry and Timing in the Company”
3. “Great Products at Value Price”
4. “Compensation Plan for the Part-timer and Full-timer”
5. “A Proven System that EVERYONE can Duplicate”

These “5 Key Components” I will explain in more detail in a future blog post.

What is important is getting started, and actually having a system to plug in to. Working with a Duplicatable System is key!

In Network Marketing or MLM, there are many different types of income opportunities that individuals are engaged in. The good thing about network marketing is that you can conduct this type of business from the comfort of your own home. People from all over the world are flocking to MLM because it makes sense and is becoming more and more main stream in business.

Most people want to earn additional income or they want time and financial independence. Or they want to retire earlier. Or they want to stay home with their children. The reasons are personal and endless. I’ve discovered that I love network marketing / MLM and building relationships and sharing with people what I know and how to build a business from home. Network Marketers are positive, happy, creative, FUN people. And I’ve made a lot of friends in this industry.

Achieving success in network marketing takes time. Developing your Skill Set is key! You also must have the right attitude and passion for what you are offering people, along with belief in the products, using the products yourself and being motivated.

Working with the right people, who have been where you want to go, is also important.

They say you should choose a company that has been in business for more than a couple years. Others say that you should get in on the ground floor. You will know in your heart if the company is right if you check out everything you can
about it first.

Remember “Timing in the Industry and Timing in the Company” is what matters.

Don’t just target your family and friends to join your business, although they may be great customers of your product, look to people who you do business with or come into contact with on a daily basis. You can make your home business work another way too. You can get excellent training online to ATTRACT other people interested in network marketing to you.

Check out this SICK video. It will make you laugh and feel relieved at the same time. Sometimes people still using the “old” methods lighten up inside after watching this video.

Learning how to Attraction Market….Bringing Interested People to YOU is powerful!

Network Marketing / MLM can get frustrating if you don’t know how to market to your target audience. It is no use telling someone about your product or service who doesn’t need it. That would be like beating on a rock. You gotta be SICK and learn a Free way to attract marketers to you. It is better than chasing down everyone you know. It brings people who are already interested in network marketing to you.

The first place to begin is to hook up with someone who will be a good mentor and is interested in seeing your success.

Happy Marketing,

Gerry Schroeder
http://www.gerryschroederonline.com

Skype: gerry.schroeder
Office: 705-524-1286

Gerry Schroeder is an expert online and offline MLM marketing coach in the Network Marketing Industry. He assists others with creating their true wealth working from the comfort of their home.

Network Marketing Success, Internet Marketing Strategies, Profit Exploding Skill Set Mastery Training, Attraction Marketing Simplicities, Lead Generation

Is Working From Home All About The Money?

For most people a home based business is about buying a new car or living in a better house. For others it’s about being able to pay their bills on time or about quitting that job that they hate. Yet others find a home based business is all about the money that you can make working from home. And while there isn’t anything wrong with wanting to create a serious income, sometimes the best things and the things that are the most motivating have nothing at all to do with money (well in a round about way). Yes money is very important, and becoming a “Ten Thousandaire” can be exciting. For most people a home based business is all about the money and for some people it is about something much more valuable…and that’s what they can do with the money that counts!

For many men and women a home based business simply means getting to spend more time with their children. Kids are only kids for a very short period of time and spending time with your son or daughter is something you can’t ever put a price tag on. It can be hard for a lot of mothers and fathers to spend so much time away from their kids especially when they’re really young. But for most families today it is a reality that can’t be avoided… or can it?

A home based business can give you the chance to make money and still spend time with your family. You can build your business around your kids and their schedule so that you are always there when they need you the most. Like at basketball games or school functions. You’ll never have to miss another moment of your child’s life because you’re working and that’s something that is truly worth a million dollars. Also, you can take your kids on more vacations, let them see more of the world and allow them to experience things they might otherwise only read about in books. Working from home means you don’t have to ask your boss for time off of work you can go when your family wants to go not when the boss says it’s ok.

Imagine being able to help your kids with their homework every night, or being able to go on a class trip, or being able to coach their high school team, or help out with the next school play or bake sale.

For most people working from home is all about the money, and that’s fine. While for others it’s about something that’s worth a whole lot more!

Happy Marketing,

Gerry Schroeder
http://www.gerryschroederonline.com

Skype: gerry.schroeder
Office: 705-524-1286

Gerry Schroeder is an expert online and offline MLM marketing coach in the Network Marketing Industry. He assists others with creating their true wealth working from the comfort of their home.

Network Marketing Success, Internet Marketing Strategies, Profit Exploding Skill Set Mastery Training, Attraction Marketing Simplicities, Lead Generation

Motivation Is All That Really Matters In MLM?

I hear a lot of people talking about motivation in MLM and Network Marketing, and how important it is. And I’ve written quite a few articles about motivation and how to keep yourself focused and excited about your business. However, there seems to be this myth out there that motivation is all you need to succeed in a home based business. I find so many meetings and trainings out there are all about pumping you up and getting you excited but they aren’t actually telling you how to work your business and that can be a big challenge.

Athletes focus their training on what they do well, and work to make it great. This is how athletes become great! Sure they will spend some time on what they do poorly, and the majority of their time on what they do well to make it better.

Steve Nash, two time MVP in the NBA is 6’3” and comes from Canada…not really where you would think an NBA MVP would come from. When Steve decided basketball was his sport of choice, which he began playing in grade 8, you would always find Steve dribbling a basketball anywhere he went. He was so committed to be great that he switched from dribbling a basketball at school to a tennis ball, because they wouldn’t let him dribble a basketball in the hallways. Was Steve a bad dribbler? Of course not, he just kept practicing because he wanted to be a great dribbler, and this evident when you watch him play. His skill set is incredible!

Regardless of what people tell you motivation is not the only thing you need to be successful in a home based business. It’s important… but it’s not all you need. What you need is the proper skill set and action to put behind your motivation.

Saying all you need is motivation is like saying all you need to drive across the country is gas. When actually you need a car (your skill set) and then lots of gas to put in the tank. Motivation is like the gas that you put in the car but if you don’t have a car you’re not going anywhere.

Motivation is great but you also have to pair the proper skill set and action with it. Your Skill Set and Action are what will make you money. Doing something, talking to people, making phone calls, setting appointments, performing presentations in your online conference room etc… you can have all the motivation in the world but if you don’t have the skills and take action you’re not going to get what you want.

If you’re thinking about getting involved in a home based business you must find someone who will motivate you and get you excited about working from home but you also must find someone who has a plan and a system that will help you reach your goals. Everybody wants to talk about how great it is working from home but if you don’t have a plan you’re never going to get there.

If you are highly motivated to succeed and have the skill set to put a lot of action behind something, then you will be successful!

Happy Marketing,

Gerry Schroeder
http://www.gerryschroederonline.com

Skype: gerry.schroeder
Office: 705-524-1286

Gerry Schroeder is an expert online and offline MLM marketing coach in the Network Marketing Industry. He assists others with creating their true wealth working from the comfort of their home.

Network Marketing Success, Internet Marketing Strategies, Profit Exploding Skill Set Mastery Training, Attraction Marketing Simplicities, Lead Generation

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